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600 & Rising, an organization formed last month to advocate for Black people who work in the advertising industry, has formally appointed a board of directors.
The board will help 600 & Rising “execute its mission of dismantling systemic racism in the U.S. advertising industry through effective policy and zealous advocacy,” according to the nonprofit.
Members of the board are as follows:
- Education chair: Vann Graves, executive director of VCU Brandcenter
- Policy chair: Janeya Griffin, chief strategy officer of Concreates
- Allyship chair: Mira Kaddoura, founder and executive creative director at Red & Co.